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On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the state of Lithuania, the Adelaide Lithuanian community prepared an exceptional gift for Lithuania – preserved personal relics of Lithuanian Presidents.
On 15 February in Canberra, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius held a meeting with the Deputy Secretary at Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia Justin Brown. Skusevičius called on finalising bilateral agreements on social security and the Lithuanian-Australian working holiday program for young people.
On February 14, Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania opened 100 year independence anniversary celebrations in Japan with a concert of Maestro Mr Gidon Kremer and the chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica, followed by a reception.
“The achievements of Lithuanian scientists in the fields of life sciences and lasers are known and appreciated in the world. Hopefully, with representatives of the Lithuanian Laser and Engineering Technologies cluster (LITEK) we can not only introduce them in New Zealand, but also establish new partnerships,” said the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius, who met with New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau and the Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Jeff Langley on 12 February in Wellington.
On January 13th Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis hosted Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his first visit to Lithuania. The counterparts discussed opportunities for cooperation through the continuous focus on the fields of economy, science, education and international security.
Saturday, January 13, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, who arrived on an official visit to Lithuania. The meeting focused on international security issues and possible options to create a new format 3+1 for cooperation between the Baltic States and Japan aimed at promoting the development of defense, economic and scientific contacts.
On Saturday, January 13, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will receive the visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Office of the Government.
On the 18th of December Hisayuki Sakamizu, General Secretary of Japan-Lithuania Friendship Association (JALFA) for his vast contribution to strengthening Japan-Lithuania ties and promoting Lithuania was awarded Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs award of honour - Lithuanian Diplomacy Star.
On November 11-12, Embassy of Lithuania participated in Akasaka Community Festival in Tokyo.
This time, Lithuanian traditional strawornament „Sodas“ and pictures of beautiful Lithuanian scenery was displayed, as well as „Sodas making workshop“ was held at the booth.
Japanese visitors were fascinated by its beauty and structure of Lithuanian „Sodas“.
Another sodas exhibition and workshop was held on November 16 at Shinjuku Isetan department on November 16, as a part of „ Baltic Lifestyle and Folk“ exhibition, directed by Ms. Saori Matsuda.
In Tokyo, Vitas Vasiliauskas, Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, and Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, discussed developments in the FinTech sector, risks to the global economy and economic issues of relevance to Japan and the euro area.
On 15-16th November, numerous Lithuanian delegation of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Kaunas Technological University, Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), “Invest Lithuania”, and Lithuanian Laser Association representatives, headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, visited Singapore. The purpose of the visit – to expand bilateral cooperation in science and innovation, engineering, transport and logistics, financial technologies (Fintech), information and communication technologies (ICT), other fields.
On 10-13th October Lithuanian delegation of medical sciences professionals, headed by Healthcare Minister Prof. Aurelijus Veryga, visited Japan. For Lithuania Japan is the most important scientific partner in overall Asia and Oceania.
Lithuanian Embassy in Japan is organising a consular mission to Sydney and Auckland on November 9-14, 2017.
On September 7-8th, Lithuanian Embassy for the first time participated in Kobe International Industrial Fair with Lithuanian national booth, where life sciences, photonics, information & communication technologies, engineering, and other Lithuanian economic sectors were presented.
A new expanded version of the Sugihara route has just been published. We had no idea the project would outgrow Kaunas when we first published the Japanese-language map dedicated to the legacy of diplomat Chiune Sugihara in September’2016. The map has been since published in English and Lithuanian, too (just in time for the Sugihara Week, our top recommendation this September).